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Teacher of English

Archbishop Tenison's CofE High SchoolCroydon

Archbishop Tenison’s CE High School

Selborne Road, Croydon CR0 5JQ

Tel: 020 8688 4014


Location: Croydon, Surrey

Required for: September 2022

Closing for Applications: Wednesday 12th January 2022

Interviews will be held: early February 2022

Contract: Permanent Salary: MPS including Outer London Allowance

· Teach from Year 7 to A Level in both Language and Literature

· Use creativity to develop rich and exciting lessons to cater for all pupils

· Join a highly successful and committed team with excellent results

· Work alongside knowledgeable and experienced colleagues

· Be part of a school that has been in Croydon for over 300 years, with strong traditions and wide-ranging extra-curricular activities

· Develop professionally and personally in a secure, but lively atmosphere

· Model our pastoral care and our Christian ethos

We are looking for an enthusiastic and creative English teacher with a passion for their subject and a commitment to high quality teaching. Excellent subject knowledge and commitment to continually develop it. Each member of the department is seen as an integral part of the team, working together sharing ideas and developing resources cohesively. The successful candidate will have the capacity to bring innovative ideas to the classroom and show a strong record of raising student attainment through their teaching.

The English Department is a strong department that is well respected within our school. The department believe in mixed ability teaching at all levels from KS3 up to KS5. We have a history of strong examination results at GCSE and A Level in both English Language and English Literature. For the past three years, the Department has been focusing on developing an innovative KS3 curriculum that prepares pupils for the demands of the strengthened GCSE and broadens their understanding, and enjoyment of Literature and Language. To further enrich pupils’ experience of English, we offer a variety of visits and extra-curricular clubs. We pride ourselves on working together as a team, planning collaboratively and supporting each other in every aspect of day-to-day teaching and learning.

Total number of pupils 748 pupils (Sixth Form 125)

Results GCSE Results 2021 – 75% of pupils achieved 4+ in both English and Maths and 47% achieved a strong 5+ in both

English and Maths A Level Results 2021 – 9.9% of this year’s grades at A Level were A*, 30% A* or A, and 62.4% A*, A or B

Archbishop Tenison's is an equal opportunities employer and committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. Enhanced DBS check required.

If you would like an initial phone call or visit to explore possibilities and express interest in the position, please email Mrs Rathbone, Headteacher's PA via or telephone 020 8688 4014.

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